International Trade and Competitiveness

US solar investments relative to the rest of the world, US solar manufacturing, and international solar trade regimes.

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global solar council

Is there an organization representing solar worldwide?

Yes, the Global Solar Council (GSC), which was launched in December 2015 during the COP-21 climate negotiations, serves as a unified voice for


Has the trade war between the U.S. and China helped or hurt the U.S. solar industry?

The dispute over solar panel imports from China began in 2012 when the U.S. accused China of dumping solar panels below the cost into the U.S market.

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Are the Chinese dumping cheap solar panels into the U.S. market?

China’s tremendous increase in solar photovoltaic production, driven in part by an estimated $42 billion in subsidized government loans between 2010 and 2012, has been a key factor in the rap